Unique House Design by AM. Architecture – Nth Fitzroy House

March 15th, 2013 by dhira # Unusual house designs

Here is the Unique House Design by Melbourne-based AM. Architecture. This Nth Fitzroy House benefit in this property had over comparable detached dwellings was the opportunity to build two levels directly on the party wall. This opened up an array of spatial possibilities allowing a ground floor extension of a new kitchen, dining, meals and living, and on the first floor, a master bed, workstation and en-suite.

Unique Nth Fitzroy House Design by AM. Architecture

Large Room Layout Ideas in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Second Floor Hallway in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

The Nth Fitzroy House materials and new colours from the existing heritage portico are used internally and externally in the new addition. These common materials serve to bind the two parts together, reinforcing the idea that both old and new, so different in era and style, are borne of the same substance.  An important part of the owners brief was a separate dining area screened from the kitchen that would still maintain a spatial connection. This is the first space entered when leaving the old building. It is intended as a night time space, being the deepest into the site and is surrounded by a tactile combination of materials including white bagged brickwork referencing the face brickwork at the front of the building, white painted timber cladding connecting to the painted timber soffit of the portico, glossy white steel plate, exposed polished concrete, charcoal timber shiplap cladding and a timber veneer drinks cabinet. During the day, skylights and long windows wash perpendicular walls, so the space receives a reflected and ambient glow of light.

Kitchen Furniture and Interior in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Modern White Kitchen Design in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Round Dining Table Ideas in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

White Wall Design and Staircase Ideas in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Second Floor Layout Ideas in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Bathroom Design Ideas in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Layout Ideas in Unique House Design by AM. Architecture

Photography by Dianna Snape